Category Archives: Northern Ireland news

Stormont must help secure UK-wide aerospace taskforce and launch Northern Ireland rescue strategy to save critical industry

Comprehensive strategy and support package needed to avert huge job losses and severe damage to the Northern Ireland economy. Recent losses of 1,500 aerospace jobs estimated to have lowered national output by half a billion and reduced household spending by … Continue reading

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Wilson James announce plans for 54 redundancies among Belfast international airport security staff

Unite blasts move since three-quarters of workforce facing jobs threat could easily remain on furlough Aviation rescue strategy to safeguard future of both Belfast airports needed from Stormont George Brash, Unite Regional Officer for security workers employed by Wilson James … Continue reading

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Stormont must act on manufacturing threat after latest announcement of job losses by Sensata

Decision to make redundant 160 workers in Antrim comes only months after plans to close Sensata Carrickfergus was announced Stormont must establish a Manufacturing Taskforce to roll-out a proactive Industrial programme to secure jobs, skills and a future for industry … Continue reading

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Swissport management blasted for redundancy threat to 287 workers in Belfast City and International airports

Protective notice extends to 175 Swissport employees at Belfast City airport and 112 workers at Belfast International Stormont Ministers must now intervene to deliver Aviation rescue strategy as shadow is cast over regionally strategic airports George Brash, Unite Regional Officer … Continue reading

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Threat by Foyle Food Group bosses to scrap one pound an hour Covid-19 payment is a slap in the face to essential workers

Unite the union Regional Officer Gareth Scott was scathing about a threat by Foyle Food Group bosses to remove a special Covid payment from July 3rd. The payment was provided to employees to help meet the additional costs arising from … Continue reading

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